Alosterna (Alosterna) anatolica Adlbauer, 1992

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI

Alosterna anatolica
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:8 - 10 mm
Life cycle:2 years [?]
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:larval development unknown, but probably similar to Alosterna tabacicolor (DeGeer, 1775)
Distribution:endemic to South-West Turkey

This very rare species occurs early in the spring and visits flowering oak. The depicted beetles were collected in Avlanbeli Gecidi pass, 25 km S Elmali (SW Turkey).

Collected by M.Rejzek

Adlbauer K.:
Zur Faunistik und Taxonomie der Bockkäferfauna der Türkei II (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Entomofauna Zeitschrift für Entomologie, Linz 13 (30): 485-509, 1992. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lepturinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Lepturini Latreille, 1802
Genus: Alosterna Mulsant, 1863
Subgenus: Alosterna Mulsant, 1863
Species: Alosterna anatolica Adlbauer, 1992